California State Science Standards Grade 7 - Evolution
3 Students will understand that biological evolution accounts for the diversity of species developed through gradual processes over many generations.
a Genetic variation and environmental factors are causes of evolution and the diversity of organisms.
c Independent lines of evidence from geology, fossils, and comparative anatomy provide basis for the theory of evolution.
e Extinction of a species because of environmental change and adaptive characteristics of a species are insufficient for survival.
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